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this weekend. >> raccoons are taking over one local neighborhood. what residents say about them swarming. >> they know exactly what you look like and exactly where you are. coming up -- i don't spend money on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station abt once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male aouncer ] and it's not just these owners giving the volt high praise. volt received the j.d. power and associates appeal award two years in a row. ♪ ♪ >> tonight the small town of chevy chase village as a big problem. >> that's right. they have these out there taking items from cars at an alarming rate. the chief has an idea to stop them. >> leon chevy chase village is unfortunately the target for a local -- for local record no one wants to break. that is the number of car thefts in this neighborhood. now the police chief wants a special car to use as bait for the thieves. >> the
connected to the scandal. >> we have much more coming just ahead. including a controversy at a local college campus. see why some -- why a high- ranking member is off the job. >> would you pay extra to eat dinner at a certain time? see where that might start to happen. >> a former nfl star turned actor. we will look back at the life of alex callas. >> a local reporter dies in a fire. coming up, find out >> the mother of a reporter who shot and killed us talking about it. >> she was found in her burning home and was killed by a gunshot to the neck. no one has been arrested in this case. we've got this story from our newsroom. >> very difficult to put into words what this mother is going through, but when she got word that her daughter had been shot to death, she said that was horrifying. >> i don't think a day goes by that i don't think ever. >> she now has only memories of a daughter she loved dearly, ripped out of her life three months ago. the 48-year-old reporter for the "winchester star" was found dead in her burned out home in virginia. now i newly released autopsy
for sandy. most shops were closed today. exception of this maman and locals, there refute on the street. >>t feels very different. >> the wind and rain that is concern. what impact tropical storm force have on trees. >> we are concerned with the that the wind and rain will trees. they will pull down power lines severe powerave outages for multiple days. >> tens of thousands of were left without power this summer. many expect sandy will leave e dark. th >> we've gotten our batteries to gather. extra food and ice and things like that. >> you can see the wind has been every fewck and forth minutes. gotten some of these trees swing quite a bit. a lot of concern, whether or not r outages and powe not the water will start rising. >> we shall see. d.c..head over to another area that is used to e damaging floods. >> the sandbags are stacked against basement doors. far, so good for bloomingdale's. of concern about any intent downpours. including dell, residents took into their own hands keep the sewers from being clocked by leaves. i live in a basement. this is a flood prone area. >> a cross town on
are tracking hurricanes sandy as it makes its way up north. we will show you how local power companies are preparing in case sandy had our way. s woman accused of leading a wild police chase is being held without bond pending a psychiatric evaluation. she was released from a psychiatric hospital last friday. yesterday, the chase started at 66 in virginia. she faces several charges including assault and reckless endangerment. the man accused of wounding a guard at the family research council faces terrorism charges. the indictment against floyd corkins contains seven new charges. it is the first such charged under d.c. anti-terrorism act of 2002. he is doing court on friday. >> new developments surrounding the attack in benghazi, e-mails indicate the white house and state department did two hours after the benghazi attack that an islamic militant group was claiming responsibility. administration officials said the attacks followed a protest over an anti-muslim from. hillary clinton says the e- mails lack of full perspective that the investigations are meant to bring out. mitt romney dea
is counting? still ahead, the football fiasco the forestay local high school team to make changes and the upper that is causing. >> angela mccaskill speaks out about the same sex controversy. >> is it to save money or win latino take away his toys and he'll play with a stick. take away their bikes and they'll still find a way to get where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yethat's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. maryland schools are number one in america because we invest in the but we can do even more. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million dollars at casinos in other states. question 7 keeps that maryland money in maryland through expansion of gaming in maryland. it will mean hundreds of millions of dollars for our schools. as gove
killed and they are still processing evidence. >> a local cocker spaniel needs serious s attacked. this happened and jennifer donelan spoke to the owners. >> a lot of people are really shaken by this. the dog's owner was out of towns of the pet was with the dog walker. the owner is now flying back as we speak. she threw up her bandaged hands and said she was there. this cocker spaniel mix was rushed to the hospital condition after the beloved pet was attacked by two pit bulls in northwest. >> i heard screams and a dog. >> his eight teen-rolled girl was injured in the attack. -- this 18-year-old girl was injured. >> the dog walker could not break the dog free. >> it looked like he had a toy in his mouth. >> they were watching like it was a movie. >> and then some neighbors sprang to action. >> he is 74 years old. >> you know, they could change the direction and maybe a towercam. >> he was locked in the pit bull's jaws. it>> a driver pulled up and tried pepper spray in the dog. >> i tried to get away. "she says she's ok, but then the attack ended. >> i hope the dog is alive. i reall
hot tennis shoe its shops just days ago and already three local teenagers have been held at gunpoint. >> live and in h.d. -- this is abc 7 news at 5:00, on your side. >> we continue now with an uptick in crime and district bank to a certain type of shoe that is very popular with teen right now. >> police are looking into at least two incidents, one of those landed the victim in hospital. we have more on what happened. >> these are the new popular nike air shoes. they hit store shelves just 10 days ago and already we have three teenagers who are now victims. >> the newly released tim duncan nike air tennis shoes are so popular that are $250. so valuable that 3-d see teenagers were held up at gunpoint within days of the issues appearance in local stores. >> why people would jeopardize other people's lives, i don't understand that. it's sad. >> a 15-year-old was approached by two masked gunmen -- masked gunman. he was walking home when according to the police report the man said give those blank up. give them issues at. a gunman went away without hurting the student. >> yo
allowed to speak at a local family festival? >> and will sandy take all of the sand? president obama: i'm barack obama and i approve... this message. anncr: victims. dependent. that's what mitt romney called forty-seven percent... of amerins. inincluding people on medicare. but what about his plan for you? romney would replace guaranteed benefits with a voucher system. seniors could pay six thousand dollars more a year. a plan aarp says would undermine medicare. you're no earned your benits. don't let mitt romney take them away. >> this is a live shot of chicago, president obama about to go and cast his vote in chicago, illinois. he just showed his i.d. anyway, there is early voting going on all over the country. everyone is watching hurricane sandy. people along the maryland and delaware beaches could be in the target area. >> brad bell is live in bethany beach with how people are preparing. >> a beautiful day at bethany, but a number of walking the boardwalk. just about every one of them has asked the same thing, expressing concern, what will this storm du
nanny would kill two of the children she was trusted to protect. >> plus, a local school that does not give homework? why school officials and the parents agree the system works. >> as the big storm approaches, tension rises. president obama: there's just no quit in america... and you're seeing that right now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one pernt. home v values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking
-- a local woman will a bike race but what makes special is she is almost 70 old and she is about to do her first triathlon. you will not believe how much has raised for charity in the process. some of the reasons why she is tonight's working women. not athletic. most girls her age would never even take a jock. -- a jog. but now, in celebration of her birthday, she is training triathlon and feeling great. >> i am surprised i am doing this. w old am i? >> she did her first marathon in 2000. even more special, she is money for her charity of the leukemia society and $250,000.ised almost >> i am doing this because i comfortget out of my zone. friend, debbie, is her inspiration. had a bone marrow transplant well today. alice is training like crazy. says she's comfortable with running and biking but -- i went, i do not know how to swim. lessons. taking when she is not training, it she scientist and a vice t with a pharmaceutical company. she says aging is not an excuse. >> you are never too old. from her $6,000 away goal and supplies to get there this summer. her 70th birthday as next the best a
. bringing people together to tackle the challenges of tomorrow. >> a local woman was groped and she took matters into her own hands. >> jennifer donelan talked to the woman and has how metro is addressing the situation. >> when this hit a local blog it received an overwhelming response. she decided to chase after this guy because this was bigger than her. >> i hope by sharing my story that is empowerment. >> she is a woman who fought back after a man groped her. >> i started screaming. >> it was a busy friday morning so there were plenty of women around. >> ice cream, this man touched me, hoping somebody would do something. >> she confronted her attacker. >> i started screaming, he put his hand in between my legs. i would scream that over and over again and people stared. >>he called me crazy. that i was making it out. >> two metro employees were there as well. she followed him out of the station. >> i was screaming at him to stop because the police were going to get him. >> officers found the man hiding. riposted was -- her story was posted this week and the response was overwhelming. >
have a new league murder of aerious local high school student. he was killed on his way to in september and police help and unreported d to his killer. pratt has been covering this beginning.the in capitol heights. >> he was killed as he walked along the sidewalk just about a ago. the crime has been a real r for detectives. is a new lead. they believe that somebody was here an hour before that murder. not found the victim. the murder on september 11, saddened and outraged his community. the junior was well liked, he was a good student. gathered in his memory. in the weeks since, the search his killer has come up empty. is a new lead and a new from police and his mother. >> if you know something, please come out. >> police believe that just was murdered, as he school, there was a robbery, a mugging that was reported to law enforcement. possible the same culprit committed those crimes. police are now looking for the victim before dawn, they stopped drivers and metro buses to spread the word. >> we have an indication that it male.young not 100% sure if there was a student or not. knew is l
.dom >> still to come tonight on abc news at 5:00, shocking on a local of abuse base.ry on what happened inside a child-care center. a tragedy on the way to school. a will tell you the story of school. a will [ earnest ]e story of out of the blue one day, we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage not knowing what it was for. just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble inin the warehous. a group of peop walked out on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired.... i looked b both ways, looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romnro made ovever 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devevastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> super storm sandy's still on communities. venetis are unusually high, and the places that experienced title flooding, the trouble t -- forbe over ye pla
are in virginia. >> why parents at a local school might have to pay rent to use their children's classroom. >> amtrak trains stop moving right at the height of the noon rush hour. take away his toys and he'll play with a stick. take away their bikes and they'll still find a way to get where they're going. but take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants tdo... pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. alexis douglas: i can remember when i was younger and... my family was not necessarily financially stable. we were poor. anncr: then alexis got a job at the mgm casino in michigan. and it changed her life. alexis: i started as a wardrobe clerk. but then i was able to work my way up. i got a 401k, i have health insurance... and i make great money. anncr: in maryland, question seven will create... twelve thousand
presidential debate in 2000. local residents are offering their opinions. >> joe biden is not going to do very well >> in the washington area, of voters are weighing in on who will win and who they want to win. >> paul ryan is a polarizing peck. >> it is going to be pretty even. >> the many who say they plan to vote said they have no plans to watch tonight's debate. >> i did not think it makes that big of a difference. >> i do not think it will be very interesting. i have a lot of work. >> it does matter what vp did has to say. >> if something were to happen to either man, those guys have to fill the void. they're very important. >> no one has got the correct answer to my trivia question on twitter. center college lobbied hard to land the vp debates. reporting live in the news room rebecca cooper. >> close. there are more ways you can interact. go to we are using new technology on our website so you can give us your instant reaction. >> metro is finalizing plans to handle the inauguration. back in 2009, the biggest single ridership the in natural history with 1.5 million custo
. -- >> a sex scandal involving a local system of churches. >> schools were lucky they were on summer break with the earthquake last time. but if there is a next time, the students will be ready. [ male announcer ] we the people, the middle class, who move our country forward, work hard, raise families, and keep america strong. but mitt romney's budget plan will hurt the middle class, raising taxes on the average family by up to $2,000, while giving a tax break of $250,000 to multimillionaires. don't mitt romney understand we can't rebuild america by tearing down the middle class. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. and balanced the budget every year. and tim kaine and i both c our own pay as governors, to lead by example. mark warner and i reached across party lines to get things done. we were a great team in richmond and we'll be a great team in washington. i'm tim kaine and i approve this message ...becau we'll work together to restore fiscal responsibility, grow our economy and create jobs. [ male announcer ] tim kaine. bringing people together to t
the d.c. area to san diego. a local fan who just had to sneak away from work to grab some seven years. -- souvenirs. the manager of this store told me today that he is 20 years old and in his lifetime, there has never been a championship baseball basketball or football team in d.c. that is hard to believe, but that is true. he is very pumped. the city is looking forward to revenue from taxes, restaurants, hotels hoping the playoffs will pay off. >> pay off enough to keep metro running. >> his streak is now broken. what teddy is predicting one day after his big win. >> many are protesting smart meters. >> why change in the law could be prompting people to abandon dogs rather than care for them. >> police got a 911 call that someone was abducted outside of a gymnasium [ female announcer ] who will raise taxes on he middle class? barack obama and the liberals already have. to pay for government-run healthcare, you'll pay higher taxes and more for your medicine. and their plan includes a trillion dollars in higher taxes. veeven on the middle class.
are seeing it delays at the at the beltway the 27ng in virginia at leesburg. >> coming up, what one local county is trying a new grading .ystem pamela howze: it just seems like such an... infringement on our lives. how dare they step into my life that way. it's none of their business. he's trying to restrict us, again. he's taking us backwards. george allen is the last thing we need in washington. anncr: the democratic senatoria. responsible for the content of this advertising. >> a story developing near the border.ico all border patrol agent was and another injured during a shooting. the department of homeland there were reject the first fatal since the september shootout. we have learned the latest efforts in the search for a body wasfa's unsuccessful. sample taken from under a has come back negative, no signs of jimmy hoffa else for that matter. that had a tip that human remains might have been buried there. >> listen to this story. a dock in rhode island has an survival story after was likely the of her life. this the male poodle got stuck front grille of a toyota sedan. animal contro
because of the situation. there are still roads that are still closed down, about one dozen locally, three or four state roads. if you have to go out tonight be very careful because the route that you regularly travel may not be accessible to you. take some extra time and perhaps to stay home. live in college park, suzanne kennedy, abc 7 news. >> really good advice. let's get a check in now of where sandy is from doug hill. >> the central circulation is northeast of pittsburgh now and will continue to move to the west, northwest. we're still getting some rain and let's check it out on the graphics. it is moving from south to north and it will diminish as the entire system moves to the north and east. temperatures are winter-like. 43 is the average high here on january 1st. 30's past the blue ridge and below freezing out west where the blizzard concerns continue. a bit of a breeze, but the southern breeze consistently all day, that is one reason we're seeing the flooding occurring in alexandria which should improve over time as well. if you showers and patches of light rain through the over
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